Compare 1998 Dodge Viper SRT vs 1998 Chevrolet Corvette

1998 Dodge Viper SRT
1998 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door RT/10 Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door RT/10 Convertible 12 21 $57,520 $64,000
2-Door GTS Coupe 12 21 $59,720 $66,500
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 17 25 $33,245 $37,995
2-Door Convertible 17 25 $38,871 $44,425
Pricing
Invoice Price
$57,520
$33,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$64,000
$37,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1067 / month
$633 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.7
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.7 73.6
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 62.03
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 1.44
Length, Overall (in)
175.1 179.7
Height, Overall (in)
43.9 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
96.2 104.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.8 24.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.87 11.8 x 1.02
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.26 12.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 19.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.4 2.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
41.3 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.7 16.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T155/80D16 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P335/35ZR17 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P275/40ZR17 P245/45ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3440 3307
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 13 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 10 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18.4 12.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 525
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
490 @ 3700 350 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA LS1
Displacement
8.0L/488 5.7L/350
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
451 @ 5200 340 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V10 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
12.3 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.00
Trans Type
6 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Synchronized Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Summary
Body Style
2 Seat Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Dodge Viper Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double A-arms 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 36
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.87 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double A-arms SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
36 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.06 0.91

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